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Old 02-05-2017, 03:24 PM   #21
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I'm glad you got it figured out. Camping season is just around the corner.
I have been out in it several times and it's worked flawless. Fingers crossed. Might as well open me a camper repair shop Hahahahaha. It's a nice sunny and 55. It needs to hurry up.
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Old 02-05-2017, 03:53 PM   #22
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Old 02-20-2017, 03:08 PM   #23
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It looks like our rigs are very similar, even down to the tow vehicle. I've got a 2004 GMC Duramax crewcab. I hope the dealer got the slide right for you.
Quick question. have you winterized yours before? Im curious on the location of the low point drain? We used it over the weekend but when we got back I went ahead and blew the lines out and dumped some antifreeze in the drains just to be on the safe side. But im still curious on the low point drain.
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[QUOTE=cburchel;1425841]Quick question. have you winterized yours before? Im curious on the location of the low point drain? We used it over the weekend but when we got back I went ahead and blew the lines out and dumped some antifreeze in the drains just to be on the safe side. But im still curious on the low point drain.[/QUOTE


I have no idea about low point drains. I drained the fresh water tank, removed the anode rod in the water heater to drain it then turned the bypass valves to the water heater (you have to remove the panel inside the compartment next to the water heater to get to them) and added antifreeze to the fresh tank. Then I ran the pump and opened the faucets (farthest from the pump first) until antifreeze came out all the faucets. I'll find out in a few weeks if it worked. On a side note, I'm taking mine back to the dealer on Friday to get the slide worked on. They said it had a problem and "repaired" it last time it was in for warranty work. Now it jumps while moving in or out. Hopefully it's just an adjustment.
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Old 02-21-2017, 05:53 AM   #25
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My low point drains were behind and between the tires on the left side.
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Old 02-21-2017, 06:12 AM   #26
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Quick question. have you winterized yours before? Im curious on the location of the low point drain? We used it over the weekend but when we got back I went ahead and blew the lines out and dumped some antifreeze in the drains just to be on the safe side. But im still curious on the low point drain.[/QUOTE


I have no idea about low point drains. I drained the fresh water tank, removed the anode rod in the water heater to drain it then turned the bypass valves to the water heater (you have to remove the panel inside the compartment next to the water heater to get to them) and added antifreeze to the fresh tank. Then I ran the pump and opened the faucets (farthest from the pump first) until antifreeze came out all the faucets. I'll find out in a few weeks if it worked. On a side note, I'm taking mine back to the dealer on Friday to get the slide worked on. They said it had a problem and "repaired" it last time it was in for warranty work. Now it jumps while moving in or out. Hopefully it's just an adjustment.
Ok so since the initial return of the camper to get the slide worked on(which was never right), I have done all the work to it since. I got it going in and out very nicely but it jumped while doing so. And my dealer are very nice people just new to the game of selling campers and working on them. I knew this going in but everyone deserves a chance. And I honestly would buy there again when the time comes. So on to the slide. I called accuslide and talked to the main service guy. He called the jump a chatter. Which made since. He suggested spraying the whole bottom of the slide with this zep 45 dry Lube. It has ptfe in it. Couldn't find any. Only place was Amazon and I wasn't buying a whole case that was close to 200 bucks. I ended up going to fastenal and getting crc brand ptfe dry Lube. Two cans will do it. It helped a bunch. Those are like 11 bucks a can. Home Depot sells wd-40 brand of the same stuff for half the price. That is what I will buy the next time when I Lube it up. Give that a try before Hauling it back to them.
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Old 02-21-2017, 06:13 AM   #27
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And I did finally find the drains. Tucked up right next to the skirting behind the wheels. Good hide and seek game was played.
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Quick question. have you winterized yours before? Im curious on the location of the low point drain? We used it over the weekend but when we got back I went ahead and blew the lines out and dumped some antifreeze in the drains just to be on the safe side. But im still curious on the low point drain.[/QUOTE


I have no idea about low point drains. I drained the fresh water tank, removed the anode rod in the water heater to drain it then turned the bypass valves to the water heater (you have to remove the panel inside the compartment next to the water heater to get to them) and added antifreeze to the fresh tank. Then I ran the pump and opened the faucets (farthest from the pump first) until antifreeze came out all the faucets. I'll find out in a few weeks if it worked. On a side note, I'm taking mine back to the dealer on Friday to get the slide worked on. They said it had a problem and "repaired" it last time it was in for warranty work. Now it jumps while moving in or out. Hopefully it's just an adjustment.
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I took it back to the dealer. They're having a tough time getting it right. I didn't notice a problem with the slide until they took it upon themselves to "fix" it.
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I ended up adjusting it myself. Took about 30 minutes.
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I would have but they're the ones who made it worse so they need to make it right.
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I was in the same boat too. Already took it back once. Figured it wasn't to hard and get to know my chariot a little better.
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